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The At-Home Cardio Workout for When It's Too Cold to Go Outside

It's snowy, slushy, or rainy outside. You don't feel like going to the gym—or maybe you just don't feel like putting on pants. (I mean, that's one of the reasons working out at home is so fab.) But just because you're staying inside doesn't mean you're excused from your workout. Kym Perfetto, trainer and YouTube fitness personality (check her out @kymnonstop), crafted an indoor, at-home cardio workout that you can do anywhere, anytime. You don't need any equipment and barely any space to get a serious sweat started. (Then add her five-minute inner-thigh workout and 10-minute lower-abs blast for an even better burnout.)

How it works: Blast through each move for 30 seconds. Once you've done all the moves, rest for 30 seconds, and repeat.

Jump Rope

A. Stand with feet together, elbows by sides, forearms bent outwards at 90-degree angles, as if holding a jump rope.
B. Hop side to side, pretending to swing the jump rope. Continue for 30 seconds.

Squats with Overhead Reach

A. Start with feet slightly wider than hip-width apart, hands by sides.
B. Sit back into a squat, raising arms forward and up.
C. Return to start. Continue for 30 seconds.

On the second round, make these jump squats.

180 Jump Squats

A. Start with feet slightly wider than hip-width apart, hands by sides.
B. Sit back into a squat. Jump, turning 180 degrees over the right shoulder to face the opposite direction, and immediately lower into a squat.
C. Jump, turn turning 180 degrees over the left shoulder to return to start, and lower into squat. Continue for 15 seconds, then reverse directions. Continue for 15 seconds.

Jumping Jacks

A. Stand with feet together, hands by sides.
B. Hop feet apart and raise arms overhead, then immediately jump feet back together and lower arms to start.
C. Continue for 30 seconds.

Side Kicks

A. Stand with feet hip-width apart.
B. Lean torso to the right while lifting left leg up to kick directly out to the side.
C. Return to start, then repeat on the opposite leg. Continue alternating for 30 seconds.

Lunge Kicks

A. Stand with feet together.
B. Step back with the right leg into a reverse lunge. Shift weight forward and come to stand on the left leg, kicking right foot forward.
C. Return to start, then repeat on the opposite side. Continue alternating for 30 seconds.

Split Lunges

A. Start in a lunge with the right leg forward, lowering so both knees for 90-degree angles and back knee hovers off the floor.
B. Jump straight up into the air and switch feet, landing with the left leg forward and immediately lowering into a lunge on that side.
C. Continue alternating for 30 seconds.

Skaters

A. Shift weight onto slightly bent right leg, crossing left foot behind and hovering off the floor.
B. Jump to the left to switch sides, landing on a slightly bent left leg, right foot crossed behind, hovering off the floor. Continue alternating for 30 seconds.

Sumo Burpees

A. Stand with feet hip-width apart. Hinge at the hips to place palms flat on the floor.
B. Hop feet backward into a high plank with feet wide.
C. Keeping feet wide, hop feet back up toward hands, and jump. Continue for 30 seconds.

Mountain Climbers

A. Start in a high plank position.
B. Keeping core tight and back flat, drive right knee up toward chest. Return to plank, then drive left knee up toward chest.
C. Continue alternating quickly for 30 seconds.

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